Horizon 7 provides a streamlined approach to delivering, protecting and managing virtual desktops (VDI) and apps while containing costs and ensuring that end users can work anytime, anywhere, across any device.
Desktops and Applications Delivered Through a Single Platform
Deliver virtual or hosted desktops and applications through a single platform to streamline management and drive down costs. Easily entitle users and quickly deliver Windows and Linux resources at scale across multiple data centers. Simplify OS migrations and effectively isolate apps to prevent compatibility issues across Windows platforms with ThinApp.
Digital Workspace with Transformational User Experience
Provide end users with easy access to virtual desktops and published applications—including RDS hosted applications and Citrix XenApp through a single digital workspace. Deliver an immersive, feature-rich user experience for end users, across devices, locations, media and network connections with Blast Performance.
Workspace Environment Management with Just in Time Delivery
Rapidly deploy full-featured, personalized digital workspaces built on the economics of non-persistent desktops, with Instant Clone technology, App Volumes and User Environment Management. Deliver and update apps as soon as end users log in. Easily monitor performance, set up proactive alerts and remediate infrastructure, desktops and applications to improve user experience and satisfaction.
Smart Policies with Streamlined Access
Streamline end user access and simplify authentication across all desktop and app services with True SSO and contextual, granular, role-based policies that connect user, device and location information. Deliver multilayered protection of virtual infrastructure with simplified networking, automated intelligence and threat protection that goes from data center to device.
Built on the Software-Defined Data Center
Powered by VMware’s Software Defined Data Center, Horizon 7 offers improved security, simplified operations and accelerated time-to-value. With VMware vSphere, Horizon customers can enjoy proven scalability, high availability and optimal performance. VMware NSX for Horizon brings speed and simplicity to VDI networking with security policy that dynamically follows end users across infrastructure, devices and locations. With VMware vSAN, customers can drive down the cost of getting started and take advantage of a number of pre-configured appliances optimized for Horizon including Virtual SAN-ready node appliances, EVO SDDC infrastructure.